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Rethinking tourism so the locals actually benefit from hosting visitors

The future of tourism depends on ensuring visitors do not wear out their welcome. Giving locals more of a say in tourism can help ensure they share in the benefits and minimise the costs...

By Freya Higgins-Desbiolles 24 May 2019


Cheapflights Compass Report 2017 shows challenge is the mother of opportunity

We chat to the MD of Cheapflights to mine some insights from the Compass Report 2017...

By Cari Coetzee 13 Jul 2017


Japan's ANA's profit slumps by 45.7%

TOKYO, JAPAN: The operator of Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA) has slashed its full-year profit forecast as its earnings nosedived on higher fuel costs and the delayed delivery of a modified Dreamliner.

31 Oct 2013


Profits down 31.9% for Japan Airlines

TOKYO, JAPAN: Japan Airlines (JAL) announced on Wednesday (31 July) that its net profit in the April to June quarter dropped 31.9% to ¥18.33bn (US$187m), after rival All Nippon Airways reported a loss, which it attributed to rising fuel costs.

1 Aug 2013


Dreamliners return to the skies

TOKYO, JAPAN: Japan's ANA tested one of its modified Dreamliner jets on Sunday (28 April), three months after the worldwide fleet of 787s was grounded, as Boeing set out to reassure passengers that the planes are safe.

29 Apr 2013


Dreamliners may soon be flying again

TOKYO, JAPAN: Boeing's grounded Dreamliner is "absolutely" safe and will be back in the air within weeks, the company claimed last week as it sought to reassure airlines and passengers about the aircraft and its safety.

18 Mar 2013


NZ set to reap millions from RWC final weekend

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand stands to reap a US$62.8 million* windfall from the Rugby World Cup 2011 final weekend, according to MasterCard Research.

21 Oct 2011